or ensorcel transitive verb (-celled or -celed; -celling or -celing) Etymology: Middle French ensorceler, alteration of Old French ensorcerer, from en- + -sorcerer, from sorcier, sorcer sorcerer — more at sorcery Date: circa 1541 bewitch, enchantensorcellment noun

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  • ensorcell — or ensorcel [en sôr′səl] vt. ensorcelled or ensorceled, ensorcelling or ensorceling [OFr ensorceler, for * ensorcerer: see EN 1 & SORCERY] to bewitch …   English World dictionary

  • ensorcell — ensorcellment, n. /en sawr seuhl/, v.t. to bewitch: The beauty of the moon ensorcelled them. Also, ensorcel. [1535 45; < MF ensorceler to bewitch, dissimilated var. of ENSORCERER. See EN 1, SORCERER] * * * …   Universalium

  • ensorcell — verb a) to bewitch or enchant someone. b) to wrap or bind with a thrown rope …   Wiktionary

  • ensorcell — [ɪn sɔ:s(ə)l, ɛn ] (US also ensorcel) verb (ensorcells, ensorcelling, ensorcelled; US ensorcels, ensorceling, ensorceled) literary enchant; fascinate …   English new terms dictionary

  • ensorcell — en·sor·cell …   English syllables

  • ensorcell — en•sor•cell or en•sor•cel [[t]ɛnˈsɔr səl[/t]] v. t. celled or celed, cell•ing or cel•ing to bewitch • Etymology: 1535–45; < MF ensorceler to bewitch. See en I, sorcerer en•sor′cell•ment, n …   From formal English to slang

  • ensorcell — /ənˈsɔsəl/ (say uhn sawsuhl) verb (t) Poetic to enchant; bewitch. {Old French ensorceler, from en en 1 + sorceler, from sorcier sorcerer} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ensorcell — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ensorcellment — noun see ensorcell * * * ensorˈcellment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ensorcell …   Useful english dictionary

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